The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Scleria motleyi subsp. rostrata J.Kern is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Scleria motleyi C.B.Clarke in the genus Scleria (family Cyperaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 265541) with original publication details: Blumea 11: 158 1961.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Scleria sorsogonensis Elmer ex Merr. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Scleria subrostrata Elmer [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Scleria trigona Merr. Synonym H WCSP

The species Scleria motleyi C.B.Clarke has a further 3 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-265541, and has not been changed.